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■(BB) 'Red Rooster'

1990, Durrance

'Red Rooster' (John Durrance, R/ 1990). Seedling #D80-16A. BB, 26" (66 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Ruffled, flared deep red brown. Hamblen seedling #H74-88: ('Pagan' x 'Red Jade') X 'Maroon Bells'. Long 1990. Honorable Mention 1992; Award of Merit 1995; Knowlton Medal 1998.

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From AIS Bulletin #277 April 1990 Introducing RED ROOSTER (John Durrance) 26" EM. Sdlg. D80-16A. This ruffled and flaring deep red-brown self has been admired at several conventions. 6- 7 buds. This cocky ultra smooth beauty has a lot to crow about. Hamblen sdlg. H74-88 (Pagan X Red Jade) X Maroon Bells. $20.00. Long's Gardens.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

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BB-Red-Rooster.jpgjpg BB-Red-Rooster.jpg manage 61 K 13 Oct 2010 - 22:08 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
BBRedRooster.jpgjpg BBRedRooster.jpg manage 57 K 12 Jan 2010 - 02:05 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
BbRedRoosterDDB.jpgjpg BbRedRoosterDDB.jpg manage 8 K 16 Aug 2012 - 19:48 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Dana Brown
BbRedRoosterDDB16.jpgjpg BbRedRoosterDDB16.jpg manage 19 K 04 Aug 2016 - 19:12 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
RedRooster01.jpgjpg RedRooster01.jpg manage 132 K 13 Sep 2017 - 21:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
redrooster01.jpgjpg redrooster01.jpg manage 25 K 20 Aug 2015 - 14:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
redrooster02.jpgjpg redrooster02.jpg manage 240 K 17 Jun 2017 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eleanor Hutchison near Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada-Z3
redrooster020.JPGJPG redrooster020.JPG manage 172 K 19 Jun 2022 - 20:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eleanor Hutchison-Manitoba,Canada
redrooster03.jpgjpg redrooster03.jpg manage 98 K 09 Nov 2017 - 14:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
redrooster04.jpgjpg redrooster04.jpg manage 169 K 11 Jun 2018 - 01:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eleanor Hutchison-Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
redrooster08SPIbb.jpgjpg redrooster08SPIbb.jpg manage 67 K 03 Apr 2010 - 03:29 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
redrooster12.JPGJPG redrooster12.JPG manage 61 K 04 Feb 2012 - 03:19 Main.htb ©2003 Laurie Frazer
redrooster5.jpgjpg redrooster5.jpg manage 73 K 11 Jan 2010 - 01:17 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
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